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How to connect smartphone to TV and watch live stream videos?

In this article, we will show you the process of buying a 32 inch LED TV under Rs. 1500 on No Cost EMI Basis, and different ways of connecting your smartphone to TV. Now, it will become easy to watch live streamed videos on your TV.

May 31, 2019 15:36 IST
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How to connect smartphone to TV and watch live stream videos?
How to connect smartphone to TV and watch live stream videos?

The ICC World Cup event has begun and the much awaited India Vs Pakistan match is going to be held on June 16. You must be feeling the thrill and excitement to watch the match. However, what if you don’t have a TV and cable connection at home? There is no need to worry as we will guide you in a step-by-step way in buying a TV under Rs. 1500 and show you the process to connect your smartphone to your TV, and watch live streaming videos. Even when the world cup gets over, you can still enjoy watching your favorite Hotstar and Netflix TV series on your TV screen.

Caution: You need to read the article right till the end to understand how to connect smartphone to TV in an easy way.

Table of Contents:

1. Buying a 32 Inch LED TV

2. Connecting Smartphone to TV

1. Buying a 32 Inch LED TV

First of all, you need to click Buy 32 Inch LED TV, and follow the below mentioned steps:

As this TV is available under Rs.9000, you can directly buy it after clicking the buying option

Or

If you want to pay the money in installments, you need to follow these steps:

You will be able to view this screen after clicking on the link

In the next step, you need to click on the Option dropdown that is circled in black color

Once you click on the “Option” button, you will be able see multiple EMI options with 3 months, 6 months and 12 months plan. You can also choose from the options of Debit Card EMIs, Other Card EMIs and Amazon Pay.

It is recommended to Buy the 32 Inch Kodak LED TV by paying Rs. 1, 500 in 6 installments by choosing the 6 months plan

Now, that you have ordered a 32 inch LED TV successfully and is going to arrive in 1 or 2 days, let’s move to the next step, i.e. connecting your smartphone to the TV:

2. Connecting Smartphone to TV

Connecting Your Phone to TV through HDMI Cable

The 32 inch LED that you bought at the starting of the article has an HDMI output, which means you can easily connect your phone to TV through the HDMI slot using a micro USB to HDMI cable. However, you must check whether your phone has HDMI Output. After confirming that your phone has an HDMI output, you need to buy a cable that supports your smartphone.

You can either use USB Type-C to HDMI Cable or Micro USB to HDMI Cable (MHL Cable), depending upon the connectivity support features of your smartphone.

If your phone doesn’t have an HDMI Output, you can still connect your phone to TV wirelessly by the following method:

Connecting your smartphone to TV Wirelessly

WiFi networks have almost become common in every home these days. Now, in case your smartphone doesn’t have HDMI output, you can use still connect your TV wirelessly through various WiFi techniques that are listed below:

Connecting your smartphone to TV Using Chromecast 

However, not every TV is a smart TV and buying a smart TV is quite expensive. Therefore for a normal LED TV, you will need a Google Chromecast to connect your phone to the TV and enjoy watching live streaming videos.

The Google Chromecast is the fastest and easiest way to connect smartphone to TV.

The Chromecast is a Google’s genius device that comes with a dongle. You need to connect the dongle to your TV’s HDMI port. Once the device is connected, your TV will be connected to your phone’s internet and you can enjoy watching live videos on TV. Once you have got the Chromecast dongle, connect it to your TV through the HDMI Cable port and power the dongle through USB port from a wall plug with an adaptor.

While using chromecast to connect phone and TV, you need to install the Google Home App and follow all the installation instructions to finally start streaming videos from your phone to your TV.

Connecting your Phone to TV Using Miracast 

Miracast is a wireless display standard that will permit you to connect your smartphone to TV in a wireless way. However, Miracast is supported on phones with older OS versions, typically running Android 4.2 or older than that. A lot of older smart TVs also have support for Miracast as well. Having said that, you need to first check whether your phone and TV support Miracast or not.

After that you need to ensure that your smartphone and TV are connected to the same WiFi network. Once you have checked that, you need to enable the wireless display feature on your smartphone. In the last step, you need to pair your smartphone with the device to stream live videos on your TV.

Amazon Fire Stick

It is one of the best selling Fire TV Stick and is available with the all-new Alexa Voice Remote. The Fire TV stick is easy to setup an install and comes pre-registered to your Amazon account. This means you can simply connect it with your HD TV and enjoy watching videos of your interest. The Alexa voice remote control is there for playing and controlling the content according to your requirement.

You can stream live world cup matches from Hotstar through Fire TV Stick to your TV screen for vivid viewing experience. In addition, you can watch YouTube Videos, Nexflix videos, ZEE5, Sony LIV and Prime videos on your TV with Fire TV Stick.

Hope you can now connect your smartphone to your TV and enjoy watching your favorite world cup 2019 matches.

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